Key stage 2 sessions

KS1 schoolchildren on a visit to the Tower of London.

Crime and punishment

Children will put themselves into a prisoner’s shoes as a costumed presenter recounts exciting stories from the Tower’s dark history.

Key stage 2
Subject: History
Topics: Normans, Medieval, Tudors
Session Type: Route-based

SEND School Session at the Tower of London

The queens behind Henry VIII

Have you ever wondered what life was really like for the wives of King Henry VIII? Join Lady Latimer as she tells the stories of Henry's infamous queens.

Key stage 2
Subject: History 
Topics: Tudors
Session Type: Route-based

A view of the Tower of London from the River Thames

Pirate prisoners

From a hill overlooking the River Thames, the Tower has seen many people come and go over the centuries. Discover how England developed through trade and migration, and how the river played a key role.

Key stage 2
Subject: History
Topics: Tudors, Stuarts, trade and migration
Session Type: Route-based

Learning resources

Looking for resources to use in the classroom with your students?

Browse all of our curriculum-based learning resources covering 1000 years of history, including the Tudors, Georgians and Victorians.

You'll find resources for Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5 and SEND.